A method of determining the effect of airplane stability on the gust load factor

Bernard Mazelsky, Franklin W. Diederich
naca-tn-2035
Feb 1950


The equations of motion of a conventional airplane penetrating a gust are given in detail for determining the effects due to stability on the gust load factor. A convenient numerical method is derived in matrix notation which affords a systematic procedure of solving the equations for a unit jump or arbitrary forcing function.

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